Senior Finance Officer

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World Vision USA is a part of the larger World Vision International partnership, a development and advocacy organisation devoted to improving the lives of children, families and their communities around the world. Globally, we have over 37,000+ staff working in nearly 100 countries. Just over 1000 of us call World Vision USA home.

The Job: You’re a senior finance professional aspiring to use your gifts and talents to make a positive impact on the world by eradicating poverty and transforming the lives of children, families, and communities. Join World Vision USA as a Senior Finance Officer working alongside our programs and country office teams to raise funds and implement projects that positively impact the lives of the world’s most vulnerable children The stakes are high and our call to action is urgent. Nearly 1,000 children under age 5 die every day from diarrhea caused by contaminated water, poor sanitation, and improper hygiene. But we believe the global water and sanitation crisis can be solved within our lifetimes. And your expertise added to our team will be a difference maker. In this role you'll:

  • Oversee the life-of-project financial management of complex sector specific portfolios of cash grant programs, ensuring resources are acquired, properly allocated according to donor requirements, and efficiently utilized to meet project goals.
  • Provide risk mitigation and capacity building services to appropriate field-facing and donor-facing stakeholders
  • Help carry out our Christian organization’s mission, vision, and strategies.
  • Personify the ministry of World Vision by witnessing to Christ and ministering to others through life, deed, word and sign.

You bring A Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance or international business or 10 years of equivalent work experience. In addition to education or educational equivalent, this role requires 5-8 years of work experience in finance and/or grants management experience. Certified Public Account (CPA) or other professional accreditation preferred. Previous work experience with an international relief/development organization recommended.

Preferred sector specific education, experience, language proficiency Food: Work experience to include financial management and budgeting of USAID Title II food and program design and proposal development with a proven successful track-record (USDA and WFP preferred). Familiarity with USAID/FFP and USDA regulations and internally accepted standards for food aid budgeting and management. Cash: Working knowledge of and experience with US Government regulations on grants management and experience in financial management and budgeting in private and public sector (including micro-enterprise) programming. Prefer French/Spanish language proficiency.

How to apply

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Due to the number of applications received, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.